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WTOL 11 Investigates: Children 35 times more likely to have identities stolen than adults Video included


More than ever, your children are the target of scam artists. We are constantly on the lookout for identity theft, but your kids are 35 times more likely to fall victim to identity theft than an adult. More>>

Special Report: Summer heat can be deadly - how to stay safe Video included


Heat related illness is a deadly consequence that strikes every summer. In fact, the number of deaths (~400 per year) attributed to heat make it the greatest weather-related killer nationwide. More>>

Call 11 for Action: Contractor makes it right after $8,000 'miscommunication' Video included


When we met Perrysburg homeowner Lynn Hankins earlier this month, he was out $8,000 and all he had to show for it was a massive trench in his backyard. More>>

Call 11 for Action: Perrysburg man spends thousands, sees no progress on garage


Weeks after he shelled out thousands of dollars for a freestanding garage, Perrysburg resident Lynn Hankins was left with only a large trench in his back yard. So he called the Ohio Attorney General and the Call 11 for Action Office. More>>

Cracking the pricing code: Price tag secrets will save you money Video included


You see what you think is important on price tags; "half off," "clearance," "big discounts." Turns out, you may be looking right past the most important thing on the tag. More>>

WTOL 11 Investigates: How much are tax payers spending on city employees?


If you live or work in Toledo, you pay taxes to Toledo. That means you're helping pay the 2,900 full-time employees of the city of Toledo. But pay them how much? More>>

StormTrack Weather Blackout: Protect yourself during weather-related power outages


When the lights go out during a storm, it's not a big deal if they come back soon. But what do you do when you're left in the dark for days or even weeks? More>>

Call 11 For Action: City to keep trucks off residential streets after WTOL asks questions


Rick Shriner was fed up with large trucks barreling down his residential street, so he called Call 11 for Action. After WTOL starting asking questions, the city will soon be enforcing weight limits on city streets for the first time in 5 years. More>>

WTOL 11 Investigates: How clean is the water at Lake Erie beaches?


Water quality advisories are not uncommon at Lake Erie beaches, and are often caused by animal or human waste. Swimming in water with elevated levels of bacteria can make you sick. More>>

SPECIAL REPORT: How to protect your home from burglars


We've compiled a list of safety strategies, tips, and things you can do to your home now to make it safe and protect it from thieves. More>>

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